Keynote Speakers

Danilo Avola
Assistant Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

Danilo Avola earned his Ph.D. degree in Molecular and Ultrastructural Imaging from University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, Italy, in 2014. Since 2021 he is Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science of Sapienza University of Rome, where he leads both the Robotics Vision and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (TITAN Lab) and the Computer Vison Laboratory (VisionLab). In addition, since 2018 he is R&D Senior Engineer at the W•SENSE s.r.l., a spin-off of Sapienza University of Rome, where he leads the Computer Vision Team (CVT), and since 2010 he provides consultation and collaboration to companies engaged in computer science, computer vision, and artificial intelligence research projects. Previously, he was postdoc researcher at the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics (DMIF), University of Udine, Udine, Italy, and R&D Senior Engineer at the Artificial Vision and Real-Time Systems Laboratory (AVIRES Lab) at the same University. Even before, he was R&D Senior Engineer and Supervisor, earlier, at the Multimodal & Multimedia Laboratory (M&M Lab) of the National Research Council, Rome, Italy, and, later, both at the Pictorial Computing Laboratory (PCL Lab) and at the Artificial Vision Laboratory (AV Lab) of Sapienza University of Rome. Among other awards and prizes, Danilo Avola received, in 2020, the Outstanding Paper Award for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII). Currently, he is Reviewer of top International Journals in Computer Vision, including Pattern Recognition, Pattern Recognition Letters, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, and International Journal of Computer Vision; in addition, he is Associate Editor and Guest Editor of different ranked International Journals. His research interests include Computer Vision, Image/Video Processing, Human Computer Interaction, Wi-Fi Signal Processing, EGG Signal Processing, Machine/Deep Learning, Multimodal Systems, Pattern Recognition, Event/Action/Affect Recognition, Action, Scene Understanding, Body Language and Face Expression Interpretation, Robotics (UAVs, AUVs, ROVs, Humanoids), and has published around 100 papers on these topics. Since 2011, Danilo Avola is member of IAPR, CVPL, and IEEE.

Professor and Head of the Department CSE(AI&ML), Vardhaman College of Engineering, India.

Dr. M. A. JABBAR is a Professor and Head of the Department CSE(AI&ML), Vardhaman College of Engineering, Hyderabad, and Telangana, India. He obtained Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from JNTUH, Hyderabad, and Telangana, India. He has been teaching for more than 20 years. His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Bio-Informatics, Cyber Security, Machine Learning, Attack Graphs, and Intrusion Detection Systems. He published more than 60 papers in various journals and conferences. He served as a technical committee member for more than 70 international conferences. He edited 7 books with various leading publishers like Elsevier, springer, and Taylor and Francis.  He is a senior Member of IEEE and Senior member ACM, Governing body member, Internet Society India Hyderabad Chapter. Dr M. A. Jabbar Received best faculty researcher award from CSI Mumbai and Fossee Labs, IIT Bombay. He has been awarded with prestigious IEEE CS Distinguished contributor. Presently he is acting as a Chair, IEEE CS chapter, Hyderabad Section.

Madihah Mohd Saudi
Professor, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia.

Madihah Mohd Saudi is a Professor at Faculty of Science and Technology (FST), Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM), Malaysia. She is an honorary Research Fellow at the University of Bristol Cyber Security Group(CSG),United Kingdom and a Visiting Professor at a few international universities at Uzbezkistan and Indonesia. Formerly as Chief Information Officer(CIO) at USIM, she is also a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society, International Association of Engineers and the International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology and as Deputy Secretary for Cyber Akademia Malaysia (CSAM). She has more than 20 years of research experience in the fields of cybersecurity and machine learning. She has produced numerous books, ICT/security strategic plans, journal papers, and industry and keynote speakers. Her research interests are malware, mobile security and machine learning.

Anand Nayyar
Professor, Duy Tan University, Vietnam.

Dr. Anand Nayyar received Ph.D (Computer Science) from Desh Bhagat University in 2017 in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence and Network Simulation. He is currently working in School of Computer Science-Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam as Professor, Scientist, Vice-Chairman (Research) and Director- IoT and Intelligent Systems Lab. A Certified Professional with 125+ Professional certificates from CISCO, Microsoft, Amazon, EC-Council, Oracle, Google, Beingcert, EXIN, GAQM, Cyberoam and many more. Published more than 150+ Research Papers in various High-Quality ISI-SCI/SCIE/SSCI Impact Factor Journals cum Scopus/ESCI indexed Journals, 70+ Papers in International Conferences indexed with Springer, IEEE and ACM Digital Library, 40+ Book Chapters in various SCOPUS/WEB OF SCIENCE Indexed Books with Springer, CRC Press, Wiley, IET, Elsevier with Citations: 8500+, H-Index: 48 and I-Index: 167. Member of more than 60+ Associations as Senior and Life Member including IEEE, ACM. He has authored/co-authored cum Edited 40+ Books of Computer Science. Associated with more than 500+ International Conferences as Programme Committee/Chair/Advisory Board/Review Board member. He has 18 Australian Patents, 4 German Patents, 2 Japanese Patents, 11 Indian Design cum Utility Patents, 1 USA Patent, 3 Indian Copyrights and 2 Canadian Copyrights to his credit in the area of Wireless Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, IoT and Image Processing. Awarded 39 Awards for Teaching and Research—Young Scientist, Best Scientist, Best Senior Scientist, Asia Top 50 Academicians and Researchers, Young Researcher Award, Outstanding Researcher Award, Excellence in Teaching, Best Senior Scientist Award, DTU Best Professor and Researcher Award- 2019, 2020-2021, 2022 and many more. He is listed in Top 2% Scientists as per Stanford University (2020, 2021, 2022). He is acting as Associate Editor for Wireless Networks (Springer), Computer Communications (Elsevier), International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNET) (Inderscience), Frontiers in Computer Science, PeerJ Computer Science, Human Centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), Tech Science Press- CSSE, IASC, IET-Quantum Communications, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, IET Networks, IJDST, IJISP, IJCINI, IJGC, IJSIR. He is acting as Editor-in-Chief of IGI-Global, USA Journal titled “International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)”. He has reviewed more than 2500+ Articles for diverse Web of Science and Scopus Indexed Journals. He is currently researching in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Healthcare Informatics, Big Data and Wireless Communications.

Assistant Professor, IEEE/ACM Member, University of Fujairah, UAE.

Dr. Korhan Cengiz was born in Edirne, Turkey, in 1986. He received the BSc degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Kocaeli University and Business Administration from Anadolu University, Turkey in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He took his MSc degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Namik Kemal University, Turkey in 2011, and the PhD degree in Electronics Engineering from Kadir Has University, Turkey in 2016. Since April 2022, he is the chair of the research committee of University of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Since August 2021, he has been an Assistant Professor at the College of Information Technology in University of Fujairah, UAE. From 2018 to 2021, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the department of Electrical-Electronics Engineering in Trakya University. Dr. Cengiz is the author of over 40 SCI / SCI-E articles including IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Access, Expert Systems with Applications, Knowledge Based Systems and ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 5 international patents, more than 10 book chapters, and 1 book in Turkish. He is editor of more than 10 books. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, statistical signal processing, indoor positioning systems, internet of things, power electronicsand 5G. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Potentials Magazine, Handling Editor of Microprocessors and Microsystems, Elsevier, Associate Editor of IET Electronics Letters, IET Networks. He has also Guest Editorial Positions in IEEE Internet of Things Magazine. He serves several reviewer positions for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal and IEEE Access. He serves several book editorial positions in IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley and CRC. He presented 40+ keynote talks in reputed IEEE and Springer Conferences about WSNs, IoT and 5G. He is Senior Member, IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. Dr. Cengiz’ s awards and honors include the Tubitak Priority Areas PhDScholarship, the Kadir Has University PhD Student Scholarship, best presentation award in ICAT 2016 Conference and best paper award in ICAT 2018 Conference.

Pooja Singh
Assistant Professor, SIES Graduate School of Technology, Navi Mumbai.
Dr. Pooja Singh received his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University). She has experience of 21 years in world’s leading CMMi-5 software multinational companies, research organizations and academic institutes. She is currently Assistant  Professor  in SIES Graduate School of Technology,  Navi Mumbai, and  has distinction of working in the field of Image processing, Artificial intelligence, Mathematical Modelling, reliability engineering, safety engineering and other mathematical sciences for to solve the various technical challenges in Nuclear Power Plants. She has an illustrious career and succeeded in several critical jobs assigned  to him in his illustrious  career, though,  each of them was challenging.  Her assignments  over the years range  from design,  development, testing,  IV&V, related  research and site validation  of the safety critical computer  based  systems of  Indian  Nuclear  Power Plants.  She  has  publishe d several research papers in journals of high impact factor like IEEE Transactions,  IEEE Computer, ACM, Elsevier, Quality & Reliability International,  etc . She is recipient of many awards like prestigious  IEEE K. Shankar award, publication  award, etc . She  has also received IEEE Woman Technologist  award. She is a reviewer of several SCI indexed journals  of high  impact factor, including  14 different IEEE Transactions.  She is a life member of Indian Nuclear Society . She is a Senior Member of IEEE. She has been invited for keynote speeches, and talks in many international  IEEE and other conferences. She is a member of editorial board of many reputed journals and guest lead editor of many special issues. She is supervising many PhD students of different reputed institutes. She is actively involved in formation of interdisciplinary  Centre of Dependability  Engineering at  IIT  (BHU).  She  has  several  international   research  collaborations.   Her  research interests   are  in  the  area  of  mathematical   modelling,   image   processing,   artificial intelligence,  reliability,  system  design,  safety and  security  of safety  critical computer based systems. So far she has completed many projects of Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India and Department of Science and Technology, India.


Supported By